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Maite Muniesa

Maite Muniesa

Maite Muniesa

Departament de Genètica, Microbiologia i Estadística
Facultat de Biologia
Universitat de Barcelona

Av. Diagonal, 643, edifici annex, planta 0 08028 Barcelona

Tel.: +34 93 4039386
Fax: +34 93 4039047
A/e: mmuniesa@ub.edu

Web grup recerca:
http://www.ub.edu/microbiologia/grupmicrobiologiaen/muniesa.html
http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Maite_Muniesa/

2007 - actualitat

Professor Agregat (Dept. de Microbiologia, Universitat de Barcelona)

2003 - 2007

Investigador Ramon y Cajal (Dept. de Microbiologia, Universitat de Barcelona)

2002 - 2003

Professor Auxiliar 6P (Dept. de Microbiologia, Universitat de Barcelona)

2000 - 2003

Postdoc (Dept. de Microbiologia, Universitat de Barcelona/ Generalitat de Catalunya/IRTA Centre de Referència Biotecnologia)

1999 - 2000

Postdoc (Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie der Justus Liebig. Universität Giessen. Alemanya

1998 - 1999

Postdoc (Institut für Hygiene und Mikrobiologie-Universität Würzburg. Alemanya)

1998

Tesi Doctoral en Ciències Biològiques: "Bacteriófagos portadores del gen de la Stx2 en aguas” (Universitat de Barcelona)

1993 - 1997

Estudiant predoctoral (Dept. de Microbiologia, Universitat de Barcelona)

1989 - 1993

Llicenciatura en Biologia (Universitat de Barcelona)

 

Toribio-Avedillo, D.; Martín-Díaz, J.; Jofre, J.; Blanch, A.R.; Muniesa, M (2019). New approach for the simultaneous detection of somatic coliphages and F-specific RNA coliphages as indicators of fecal pollution Science of the Total Environment. 0048-9697 , 655, pp. 263 - 272

 

Ballesté, E.; Pascual-Benito, M.;Martín-Díaz, J.; Blanch, A.R.; Lucena, F.; Muniesa, M, Jofre, J.; García-Aljaro, C (2019). Dynamics of crAssphage as a human source tracking marker in potentially faecally polluted environment Water Research. 0043-1354 , 155, pp. 233 - 244

 

Edwards, R.; Vega, A.; Norman, H.; Ohaeri, M.; Levi, K.; Dinsdale, E.; Cinek, O.; Aziz, R.; McNair, K.; Barr, J.; Bibby, K.; Brouns, S.; Cazares, A.; de Jonge, P.; Desnues, C.; Díaz Muñoz, S.; Fineran, P.; Kurilshikov, A.; Lavigne, R.; Mazankova, R.; Mccarthy, D.; Nobrega, F.; Reyes, A.; Tapia, G.; Trefault, N.; Tyakht, A.; Vinuesa, P.; Wagemans, J.; Zhernakova, A.; Aarestrup, F.; Ahmadov, G.; Alassaf, A.; Anton, J.; Asangba, A.; Billings, E.; Cantu, V.; Carlton, J.; Cazares, D.; Cho, G.; Condeff, T.; Cortés, P.; Cranfield, M.; Cuevas, D.; De la Iglesia, R.; Decewicz, P.; Doane, M.; Dominy, N.; Dziewit, L.; Elwasila, B. M.; Eren, A. M.; Franz, C.; Fu, J.; Garcia-Aljaro, C.; Ghedin, E.; Gulino, K.; Haggerty, J.; Head, S.; Hendriksen, R.; Hill, C.; Hyoty, H.; Ilina, E.; Irwin, M.; Jeffries, T.; Jofre, J.; Junge, R.; Khan Mirzaei, M.; Kelley, S.; Kowalewski, M.; Kumaresan, D.; Leigh, S.; Lipson, D.; Lisitsyna, E.; Llagostera, M.; Maritz, J.; Marr, L.; McCann, A.; Molshanski-Mor, S.; Monteiro, S.; Moreira-Grez, B.; Morris, M.; Mugisha, L.; Muniesa, M.; Neve, H.; Nguyen, N.; Nigro, O.; Nilsson, A.; O'Connell, T.; Odeh, R.; Oliver, A.; Piuri, M.; Prussin II, A.; Qimron, U.; Quan, Z.; Rainetova, P.; Ramírez Rojas, A.A.; Raya, R.; Britton, G.; Reasor, K.; Rossi, A.; Santos, R.; Shimashita, J.; Stachler, E.; Stene, L.; Strain, R.; Stumpf, R.; Torres, P.; Twaddle, A.; Ugochi Ibekwe, M.; Villagra, N.; Wandro, S.; White, B.; Whitely, A.; Whiteson, K.; Wijmenga, C.; Zambrano, M.; Zschach, H.; Dutilh, B (2019). Global phylogeography and ancient evolution of the widespread human gut virus crAssphage Nature Microbiology. 2058-5276

 

Gómez-Gómez, C.; Blanco-Picazo, P.; Brown-Jaque, M.; Quirós, P.; Rodríguez-Rubio, L.; Cerdà-Cuellar, M.; Muniesa, M (2019). Infectious phage particles packaging antibiotic resistance genes found in meat products and chicken fece Scientific Report. 2045-2322

 

Muniesa, M.; Ballesté, E.; Imamovic, L.; Pascual-Benito, M.; Toribio-Avedillo, D.; Lucena, L.; Blanch, A.R.; Jofre, J (2018). Bluephage: a rapid method for the detection of somatic coliphages used as indicators of fecal pollution in water Water Research. 0043-1354 , 128, pp. 10 - 19

 

Jofre, J.; Muniesa, M (2018). Bacteriophage isolation and characterization: Phages of Escherichia coli Methods in Molecular and Cellular Biology. 0898-7750

 

Brown-Jaque, M.; Calero-Cáceres, W.; Espinal, P.; Rodríguez-Navarro, J.; Miró, E.; González-López, J.J.; Cornejo, T.; Hurtado, J.C.; Navarro, F.; Muniesa, M (2018). Antibiotic resistance genes in phage particles isolated from human feces and induced from clinical bacterial isolate International Journal of Antimicrobial Agent. 0924-8579 , 51 , 3, pp. 434 - 442

 

Larrañaga, O.; Brown-Jaque, M.; Quirós, P.; Gómez-Gómez, C.; Blanch, A.R.; Rodríguez-Rubio, L.; Muniesa, M (2018). Phage particles harboring antibiotic resistance genes in fresh-cut vegetables and agricultural soil Environment International. 0160-4120 , 115, pp. 133 - 141

 

Imamovic, L.; Misiakou, M.A.; van der Helm, E.; Panagiotou, G.; Muniesa, M.; Sommer, M.O.A (2018). Complete Genome Sequence of Escherichia coli Strain WG5 Genome Announcement. 2169-8287 , 6, pp. e01403 - e01417

 

Brown-Jaque, M.; Rodriguez-Oyarzun,L.; Cornejo Sánchez, T.; Martin-Gomez, M.T.; Gartner, S.; de Gracia, J.; Rovira, S. Alvarez, A.; Jofre, J.; Gonzalez-Lopez, J.J.; Muniesa, M (2018). Detection of Bacteriophage Particles Containing Antibiotic Resistance Genes in the Sputum of Cystic Fibrosis Patient Frontiers in Microbiology. , 9, p. 856

 

Allué-Guardia, A.; Koenig, S. S. K.; Quirós, P.; Muniesa, M. Bono, J. L.; Eppinger, M (2018). Closed genome and comparative phylogenetic analysis of the clinical multidrug resistant Shigella sonnei strain 866 Genome Biology and Evolution. 1759-6653 , 10 , 9, pp. 2241 - 2247

 

Grégory Jubelin, G.; Desvaux, M.;Schuller, S.; Etienne-Mesmin, L.; Muniesa, M.; Blanquet-Diot, S (2018). Modulation of enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli survival and virulence in the human gastrointestinal tract MICROORGANISMS. 2076-2607 , 10 , 9, pp. 2241 - 2247

 

Fernández-Orth, D.; MIRÓ, E.; Brown-Jaque, M.; Rodríguez-Rubio, L.; na Espinal, P.; Rodríguez-Navarro, J.; González-López, J.J., Muniesa, M.; Navarro, F (2018). Faecal phageome of healthy individuals; presence of antibiotic resistance genes and variations caused by ciprofloxacin treatment Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 0305-7453

 

Del Cogliano, M.E.; Pinto, A.; Goldstein, J.;Zotta, E.; Ochoa, F.; Fernandez-Brando, R.J.; Muniesa, M.; Ghiringhelli, P.D.; Palermo, M.; Bentancor, L.V (2018). Relevance of Bacteriophage 933W in the development of the Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS) Frontiers in Microbiology. , 9, p. 3104

 

Ovejero, C.M.; Delgado-Blas, J.F.; Calero-Caceres, W.; Muniesa, M.; Gonzalez-Zorn, B (2017). Spread of mcr-1-carrying Enterobacteriaceae in sewage water from Spain Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 0305-7453 , 72, pp. 1050 - 1053

 

Calero-Cáceres, W; Méndez, J.; Martin-Díaz, J.; Muniesa, M (2017). The occurrence of antibiotic resistance genes in a Mediterranean river and their persistence in the riverbed sediment Environmental Pollution. 0269-7491 , 223, pp. 384 - 394

 

Navarro., F.; Muniesa, M (2017). Phages in the human body Frontiers in Microbiology. , 8 , 566

 

Piedra-Carrasco, N.; Fàbrega, A.; Calero-Cáceres, W.; Cornejo-Sánchez, T.; Brown-Jaque, M.; Mir-Cros, A.; Muniesa, M.; González-López, J.J (2017). Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae Recovered from a Spanish River Ecosystem PLoS One. 1932-6203 , 12 , 4, p. e0175246

 

García-aljaro, C.; Ballesté, E.; Muniesa, M (2017). Beyond the canonical strategies of horizontal gene transfer in prokaryote Current Opinion in Microbiology. 1369-5274 , 38, pp. 95 - 105

 

Gonzalez-Lopez, J.J.; Rovira, S.; Brown-Jaque, M.; Cornejo-Sanchez, T.; Rodriguez Oyarzun, L.; de Gracia, J.; Alvarez, A.; Moreno, A.; Larrosa, N.; Muniesa, M.; Gartner, S (2017). Poster197 Bacteriophages and antibiotic resistance in cystic fibrosi Journal of Cystic Fibrosi. 1569-1993 , 16 , 1, p. S111

 

Quiros, P.; Muniesa, M (2017). Contribution of cropland to the spread of Shiga toxin phages and the emergence of new Shiga toxin-producing strain Scientific Report. 2045-2322 , 7 , 7796, p. 7796

 

Garcia-Aljaro, C.; Ballesté, E.;Muniesa, M.; Jofre, J (2017). Determination of crAssphage in water samples and applicability for tracking human fecal pollution Microbial Biotechnology. 1751-7915 , 6, pp. 1775 - 1780

 

Rodriguez,L.; Jofre, J.; Muniesa, M (2017). Is Genetic Mobilization Considered When Using Bacteriophages in Antimicrobial Therapy? Antibiotic. 2079-6382 , 6 , 32

 

Imamovic, L.; Ballesté, E.; Martínez-Castillo, A.; García-Aljaro, C.; Muniesa, M (2016). Heterogeneity in phage induction enables the survival of the lysogenic population Environmental Microbiology. 1462-2912 , 18 , 3, pp. 957 - 969

 

Quirós, P.; Brown-Jaque, M.; Muniesa, M (2016). Spread of bacterial genomes in packaged particle Future Microbiology. 1746-0913 , 11, pp. 171 - 173

 

Calero-Cáceres, W.; Muniesa, M (2016). Persistence of naturally occurring antibiotic resistance genes in the bacteria and bacteriophage fractions of wastewater Water Research. 0043-1354 , 95, pp. 11 - 18

 

Prieto, A.; Urcola, I.; Blanco, J.; Dahbi, G.; Muniesa, M.; Quirós, P.; Falgenhauer, L.; Chakraborty, T.; Huttener, M.; Juárez, A (2016). Tracking bacterial virulence: global modulators as indicator Scientific Report. 2045-2322 , 6, p. 25973

 

Jofre, J.; Lucena, F.; Blanch, A.R.; Muniesa, M (2016). Coliphages as model organisms in the characterization and management of water resource Water. 2073-4441 , 8 , 5, p. 199

 

Marti, R.; Muniesa, M.; Schmid, M.; Ahrens, C.; Naskova, J.; Hummerjohann, J (2016). Heat-resistant Escherichia coli as potential persistent reservoir of extended-spectrum β-lactamases and Shiga toxin-encoding phages in dairy Journal of Dairy Science. 0022-0302 , S0022-0302 , 16, p. 30565-3

 

Brown-Jaque, M.; Muniesa, M.; Navarro, F (2016). Bacteriophages in clinical samples can interfere with microbiological diagnostic tool Scientific Report. 2045-2322 , 6, p. 33000

 

Casanovas-Massana, A.; Gómez-Doñate, M.; Sánchez, D.; Belanche-Muñoz, L.A.; Muniesa, M.; Blanch, A.R (2015). Predicting fecal sources in waters with diverse pollution loads using general and molecular host-specific indicators and applying machine learning method Journal of Environmental Management. 0301-4797 , 151, pp. 317 - 325

 

Brown-Jaque, M.; Calero-Cáceres, W.; Muniesa, M (2015). Transfer of antibiotic-resistance genes via phage-related mobile element Plasmid. , 79, pp. 1 - 7

 

Imamovic, L.; Martínez-Castillo, A.; Benavides, C.; Muniesa, M (2015). BaeSR, involved in envelope stress response, protects against lysogenic conversion by Shiga toxin 2-encoding phage Infection and Immunity. 0019-9567 , 83 , 4, pp. 1451 - 1457

 

Grau-Leal, F.; Quirós, P.; Martínez-Castillo, A.; Muniesa, M (2015). Free Shiga toxin 1-encoding bacteriophages are less prevalent than Shiga toxin 2 phages in extraintestinal environment Environmental Microbiology. 1462-2912 , 17 , 11, pp. 4790 - 4801

 

Gómez-Doñate, M.; Casanovas-Massana, A.; Muniesa, M.; Blanch, A.R (2015). Development of new host-specific Bacteroidetes qPCRs for the identification of fecal sources in water MicrobiologyOpen. 2045-8827 , 5 , 1, pp. 83 - 94

 

Quirós, P.; Colomer-Lluch, M.; Martínez-Castillo, A.; Miró, E.; Argente, M.; Jofre, J.; Navarro, F.; Muniesa, M (2014). Antibiotic-resistance genes in the bacteriophage DNA fraction of human fecal sample Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 0066-4804 , 58, pp. 606 - 609

 

Colomer-Lluch, M.; Jofre, J.; Muniesa, M (2014). Quinolone resistance genes (qnrA and qnrS) in bacteriophage particles from wastewater samples and the effect of inducing agents on packaged antibiotic resistance gene Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 0305-7453 , 69 , 5, pp. 1265 - 1274

 

Allue-Guardia, A.; Martinez-Castillo, A.; Muniesa, M (2014). Persistence of infectious Stx bacteriophages after disinfection treatment Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240 , 80 , 7, pp. 2142 - 2149

 

Jofre, J.; Blanch, A.R.; Lucena, F.; Muniesa, M (2014). Bacteriophages infecting Bacteroides as a marker for microbial source tracking Water Research. 0043-1354 , 55C, pp. 1 - 11

 

Martínez-Castillo, A; Muniesa, M (2014). Implications of free Shiga toxin-converting bacteriophages occurring outside bacteria for the evolution and the detection of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. 2235-2988 , 4 , 46, pp. 1 - 8

 

Muniesa, M; Jofre, J (2014). Identifying and analyzing bacteriophages in human fecal samples. What could we discover? Future Microbiology. 1746-0913 , 9, pp. 879 - 886

 

Calero-Caceres, W.; Melgarejo, A.; Stoll, C.; Colomer, M.; Lucena, F.; Jofre, J.; Muniesa, M (2014). Sludge as a potential important source of antibiotic resistance genes in both the bacterial and bacteriophage fraction Environmental Science & Technology. , 48 , 13, pp. 7602 - 7611

 

Colomer-Lluch, M.; Calero-Cáceres, W.; Jebri, S.; Hmaied, F.; Muniesa, M.; Jofre, J (2014). Antibiotic resistance genes in bacterial and bacteriophage fractions of Tunisian and Spanish wastewaters as markers to compare the antibiotic resistance patterns in each population Environment International. 0160-4120 , 73, pp. 167 - 175

 

Franz, E.; Delaquis, P.; Morabito, S.; Beutin, L.; Gobius, K.; Rasko, D.; Bono, J.; French, N.; Osek J.; Lindstedt, B-A; Muniesa, M.;Manning, S.; LeJeune, J.; Calloway, T.; Beatson, S.; Eppinger, M.; Dallman, T.; Forbes, K.; Aarts, H.;Pearl, D.; Gannon, V.; Laing, C; Strachan, N (2014). Exploiting the explosion of information associated with whole genome sequencing to tackle Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) in global food production system International Journal of Food Microbiology. 0168-1605 , 187, pp. 57 - 72

 

Quirós, P.; Martínez-Castillo, A.; Muniesa, M (2014). Improving detection of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli by molecular methods by reducing the interference of free Shiga toxin-encoding bacteriophage Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240 , 81 , 1, pp. 415 - 421

 

Colomer-Lluch, M.; Mora, A.; López, C.; Mamani, R.; Dahbi, G.; Marzoa, J.; Herrera, A.; Viso, S.; Blanco, J.; Blanco, M.; Alonso Garcia, M.P.; Jofre, J.; Muniesa, M.; Blanco, J (2013). Detection of quinolone-resistant Escherichia coli strains belonging to clonal groups O25b:H4-B2-ST131 and O25b:H4-D-ST69 with high virulence gene content in raw sewage and river water in Barcelona, Spain Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 0305-7453 , 68 , 4, pp. 758 - 765

 

Muniesa, M.; Allué-Guardia, A.; Martínez-Castillo, A (2013). Bacteriophage-driven emergence of novel pathogen Future Virology. 1746-0794 , 8 , 4, pp. 1 - 3

 

Muniesa, M.; Colomer-Lluch, M.; Jofre, J (2013). Potential impact of environmental bacteriophages in spreading antibiotic resistance gene Future Microbiology. 1746-0913 , 8, pp. 739 - 751

 

Martinez-Castillo, A.; Quirós, P.; Navarro, F.; Miró, E.; Muniesa, M (2013). Shiga toxin 2-encoding bacteriophages in human fecal samples from healthy individual Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240

 

Muniesa, M.; Colomer-Lluch, J (2013). Could bacteriophages transfer antibiotic resistance genes from environmental bacteria to human-body associated bacterial populations? Mobile Genetic element. 2159-2543 , 3 , 4, p. e25847

 

Allué-Guardia, A.; Imamovic, L.; Muniesa, M (2013). Evolution of a self-inducible cytolethal distending toxin type-V-encoding-bacteriophage from Escherichia coli O157:H7 to Shigella sonnei Journal of Virology. , 87, pp. 13665 - 13675

 

Martínez-Castillo, A.; Allué-Guardia, A.; Dahbi, G.; Blanco, J.; Creuzburg, K.; Schmidt, H.; Muniesa, M (2012). Type III effector genes and other virulence factors in shiga toxin-producing escherichia coli isolated from wastewater Environmental Microbiology Report. 1758-2229 , 4 , 1, pp. 147 - 155

 

Imamovic, L.; Muniesa, M (2012). Characterizing RecA-Independent Induction of Shiga toxin2-encoding Phages by EDTA Treatment PLoS One. 1932-6203 , 7 , 2, p. e32393

 

Muniesa, M.; Hammer, J.A.; Hertwig, S.; Appel, B.; Brüssow, H (2012). Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O104:H4 - a new challenge for microbiology Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240 , 78 , 12, pp. 4065 - 4073

 

Muniesa, M (2012). Virofago Revista digital Sociedad Española Virologia. 2172-6523 , 15

 

Allué-Guardia, A.; Jofre, J.; Muniesa, M (2012). Stability and infectivity of bacteriophage-encoding cytolethal distending toxin type-V gene in water mesocosm and under different inactivation condition Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240 , 78 , 16, pp. 5818 - 5823

 

Gómez-Doñate, M.; Ballesté, E.; Muniesa, M.; Blanch, A.R (2012). New molecular qPCR assay for the detection of host-specific Bifidobacteriaceae suitable for microbial source tracking Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240 , 78 , 16, pp. 5788 - 5795

 

Muniesa, M.; Lucena, F.; Blanch, A.R.; Payán, A.; Jofre, J (2012). Use of abundance ratios of somatic coliphages and bacteriophages of Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron GA17 for microbial source identification Water Research. 0043-1354 , 46 , 19, pp. 6410 - 6418

 

Imamovic, L.; Muniesa, M (2012). EDTA Triggers Induction of Shiga toxin2-encoding Phages Independently of RecA Zoonoses and Public Health. 1863-1959 , 59 , S1, pp. 53 - 53

 

Colomer-Lluch, M.; Jofre, J.; Muniesa, M (2011). Antibiotic resistance genes in the bacteriophage DNA fraction of environmental sample PLoS One. 1932-6203 , 6 , 3, p. e17549

 

Gómez-Doñate, M.; Payán, A.; Cortés, I.; Blanch, A.R.; Lucena, F.; Jofre, J.; Muniesa, M (2011). Isolation of bacteriophage host strains of Bacteroides species suitable for tracking sources of animal faecal pollution in water Environmental Microbiology. 1462-2912 , 13 , 6, pp. 1622 - 1631

 

Imamovic, L.; Muniesa, M (2011). Quantification and Evaluation of Infectivity of Shiga Toxin-Encoding Bacteriophages in Beef and Salad Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240 , 77, pp. 3536 - 3540

 

Muniesa, M.; Imamovic, L.; Jofre, J (2011). Bacteriophages and genetic mobilization in sewage and faecally polluted environment Microbial Biotechnology. 1751-7907 , 4 , 6, pp. 725 - 734

 

Allué-Guardia, A.; García-Aljaro, C.; Muniesa, M (2011). Bacteriophage-encoding cytolethal distending toxin type-V gene induced from non-clinical Escherichia coli isolate Infection and Immunity. 0019-9567 , 79 , 8, pp. 3262 - 3272

 

Colomer-Lluch, M.; Imamovic, L.; Jofre, J. Muniesa, M (2011). Bacteriophages carrying antibiotic resistance genes in fecal wastes from cattle, pigs and poultry Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 0066-4804 , 55 , 10, pp. 4908 - 4911

 

Derakhshandeh, A.; Zahraei Salehi, T.; Muniesa, M (2011). Expression and analysis of the complement resistant trait Iss, from E. coli strain χ1378 isolated from poultry colibacillosis in Iran Iranian Journal Of Veterinary Research. 1728-1997 , 12, pp. 283 - 291

 

Muniesa, M (2011). Transferencia genética horizontal en escherichia coli patógena Actualidad SEM. 1888-5500 , Diciembre , 52, pp. 24 - 25

 

Imamovic, L.; Serra-Moreno, R.; Jofre, J.; Muniesa, M (2010). Quantification of Shiga toxin 2-encoding bacteriophages, by real-time PCR and correlation with phage infectivity Journal of Applied Microbiology. 1364-5072 , 108 , 3, pp. 1105 - 1114

 

Imamovic, L.; Balleste, E.; Jofre, J.; Muniesa, M (2010). Quantification of Shiga Toxin-Converting Bacteriophages in Wastewater and in Fecal Samples by Real-Time Quantitative PCR Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240 , 76 , 17, pp. 5693 - 5701

 

García-Aljaro, C.; Muniesa, M.; Jofre, J.; Blanch, A. R (2009). Genotypic and phenotypic diversity among Shiga toxin 2 gene-carrying bacteriophages induced from environmental Escherichia coli isolate Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240 , 75 , 2, pp. 329 - 336

 

Muniesa, M.; Payan, A.; Moce-Llivina, L.; Blanch, A.R.; Jofre, J (2009). Differential persistence of F-specific RNA phage subgroups hinders their use as single tracers for faecal source tracking in surface water Water Research. 0043-1354 , 43 , 6, pp. 1559 - 1564

 

Imamovic, L.; Jofre, J.; Schmidt, H.; Serra-Moreno, R.; Muniesa, M (2009). Phage-mediated Shiga toxin 2 gene transfer in food and water Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240 , 75 , 6, pp. 1764 - 1768

 

Benito, C.; Muniesa, M.; Gómez-Bolea, A.; Llimona, X (2009). Stigmatella aurantiaca, un mixobacteri amb aspecte de mixomicet, trobat al parc de Collserola (Catalunya) Revista Catalana de Micologia. 1135-1225 , 31 , 6, pp. 71 - 75

 

Serra-Moreno, R.; Jofre, J.; Muniesa, M (2008). The CI repressors of Shiga toxin-converting prophages are involved in co-infection of Escherichia coli strains, which causes a down regulation in the production of Shiga toxin 2 Journal of Bacteriology. 0021-9193 , 190, pp. 4722 - 4735

 

Sekse, C.; Muniesa, M.; Wasteson, Y (2008). Conserved stx2 Phages from Escherichia coli O103:H25 Isolated from Patients Suffering from Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome Foodborne Pathogens And Disease. 1535-3141 , 5 , 6, pp. 801 - 810

 

Ebdon,J.; Muniesa,M.; Taylor,H (2007). The application of a recently isolated strain of Bacteroides (GB-124) to identify anthropogenic sources of fecal pollution in a temperate UK river catchment Water Research. 0043-1354 , 41 , 16, pp. 3683 - 3690

 

Muniesa, M.; Jofre, J (2007). The contribution of induction of temperate phages to the numbers of free somatic coliphages in waters is not significant FEMS Microbiology Letter. 0378-1097 , 270, pp. 272 - 276

 

Serra-Moreno, R.; Jofre, J.; Muniesa, M (2007). Insertion site occupancy by stx2-bacteriophages depends on the locus availability of the host strain chromosome Journal of Bacteriology. 0021-9193 , 189 , 18, pp. 6645 - 6654

 

Blanch,A. R.; Belanche-Muñoz, L.; Bonjoch, X.; Ebdon, J.; Gantzer, C.; Lucena, F.; Ottoson, J.; Kourtis, C.; Iversen, A.; Kühn, I.; Mocé, L.; Muniesa, M.; Schwartzbrod, J.; Skraber, S.; Papageorgiou, G. T.; Taylor, H.; Wallis, J.; Jofre, J (2006). Integrated analysis of established and new microbial and chemical methods for microbial source tracking Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240 , 72 , 9, pp. 5915 - 5926

 

García-Aljaro, C.; Muniesa, M.; Jofre, J.; Blanch, A. R (2006). Newly identified bacteriophages carrying the stx2g Shiga toxin gene isolated from Escherichia coli strains in polluted water FEMS Microbiology Letter. 0378-1097 , 258, pp. 127 - 135

 

Muniesa, M.; Schembri, M. A.; Hauf, N.; Chakraborty, T (2006). Active genetic elements present in the Locus of Enterocyte Effacement (LEE) in Escherichia coli O26 and their role on mobility Infection and Immunity. 0019-9567 , 74 , 7, pp. 4190 - 4199

 

Mesa, R. J.; Blanc, V.; Blanch, A. R.; Cortés, P.; González, J. J.; Lavilla, S.; Mirelis, B.; Miró, E.; Muniesa, M.; Saco, M.; Tórtola, M.T.; Coll, P.; Llagostera, M.; Prats, G.; Navarro, F (2006). Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in human infections, fecal carriers, fecal carriers affected by food-borne outbreaks, cooked and uncooked food, animal farms and human sewage Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 0305-7453 , 58 , 1, pp. 211 - 215

 

Muniesa, M.; Jofre, J.; Garcia-Aljaro, C.; Blanch, A.R (2006). Occurrence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and other enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli in the environment Environmental Science & Technology. , 40, pp. 7141 - 7149

 

Serra-Moreno, R.; Acosta,S.;Hernalsteens, J.-P.;Jofre,J.; Muniesa,M (2006). Use of the lambda Red recombinase system to produce recombinant prophages carrying antibiotic resistance gene Bmc Molecular Biology. 1471-2199 , 7, p. 31

 

Muniesa, M.; Blanch, A. R.; Lucena, F.; Jofre, J (2005). Bacteriophages may bias the outcome of bacterial enrichment culture Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240 , 71 , 8, pp. 4269 - 4275

 

Payan, A.; Ebdon, J.; Taylor, H.; Gantzer, C.; Ottoson, J.; Papageorgiou, G.T.; Blanch, A.R.; Lucena, F.; Jofre, J.; Muniesa, M (2005). Method for isolation of Bacteroides bacteriophage host strains suitable for tracking sources of fecal pollution in water Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240 , 71 , 9, pp. 5659 - 5662

 

García-Aljaro, C.; Muniesa, M.; Jofre, J.; Blanch, A.R (2005). Characterization of stx2 gene carrying E. coli strains isolated from the environment FEMS Microbiology Letter. 0378-1097 , 246 , 1, pp. 55 - 65

 

Muniesa, M.; Jofre, J (2004). Factors influencing the replication of somatic coliphages in the water environment Antoine Van Leeuwenhoek-Journal of Microbiology. , 86 , 1, pp. 65 - 76

 

Muniesa, M.; Serra-Moreno, R.; Jofre, J (2004). Free Shiga toxin bacteriophages isolated from sewage showed diversity although the stx genes appeared conserved Environmental Microbiology. 1462-2912 , 6 , 7, pp. 716 - 725

 

Blanch, A. R.; Belanche-Muñoz, L. B.; Bonjoch, X.; Ebdon, J.; Ganzer, C.; Lucena, F.; Ottoson, J.; Kourtis, C.; Iversen, A.; Kühn, I.; Mocé, L.; Muniesa, M.; Schwartzbrod, J.; Skraber, S.; Papageordiou, G.; Taylor, H.; Wallis, J.; Jofre, J (2004). Tracking the origin of faecal pollution in surface water. An ongoing project within the European Union research programme Journal Of Water And Health. 1477-8920 , 2 , 4, pp. 249 - 260

 

García-Aljaro, C.; Muniesa, M.; Jofre, J.; Blanch, A. R (2004). Prevalence of the stx2 gene in coliform populations from aquatic environment Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240 , 70 , 6, pp. 3535 - 3540

 

Muniesa, M.; Garcia, A.; Miro, E.; Mirelis, B.; Prats, G.; Jofre, J.; Navarro, F (2004). Bacteriophages and diffusion of beta-lactamase gene Emerging Infectious Disease. 1080-6040 , 10 , 6, pp. 1134 - 1137

 

Muniesa, M.; Blanco, J. E.; de Simón M.; Serra-Moreno, R.; Blanch, A. R.; Jofre, J (2004). Diversity of stx2-converting bacteriophages induced from Shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli strains isolated from cattle Microbiology. 1350-0872 , 150, pp. 2959 - 2971

 

Queralt, N.; Jofre, J.; Araujo, R.; Muniesa, M (2003). Homogeneity of the morphological groups of bacteriophages infecting Bacteroides fragilis strain HSP40 and strain RYC2056 Current Microbiology. 0343-8651 , 46 , 3, pp. 163 - 168

 

Muniesa, M.; Mocé-Llivina, L.; Katayama, H.; Jofre, J (2003). Bacterial hosts that support replication of somatic coliphage Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. 0003-6072 , 83 , 4, pp. 305 - 315

 

Mocé-Llivina, L.; Muniesa, M.; Pimenta-Vale, H.; Lucena, F.; Jofre, J (2003). Survival of bacterial indicator species and bacteriophages after thermal treatment of sludge and sewage Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240 , 69 , 3, pp. 1452 - 1456

 

Mocé-Llivina, L.; Jofre, J.; Muniesa, M (2003). Comparative analysis of polyvinylidene fluoride and polyether sulfone membranes to decontaminate viral suspension Journal of Virological Method. 0166-0934 , 109 , 1, pp. 99 - 101

 

Blanch, A.R.; García, C.; Muniesa, M.; Jofre, J (2003). Detection, enumeration and isolation of strains carrying the stx2 gene from urban sewage Water Science and Technology. 0273-1223 , 47 , 3, pp. 109 - 116

 

Duran, A.E.; Muniesa, M.; Mocé-Llivina, L.; Campos, C.; Jofre, J.; Lucena, F (2003). Usefulness of different groups of bacteriophages as model microorganisms for evaluating chlorination Journal of Applied Microbiology. 1364-5072 , 95 , 1, pp. 29 - 37

 

Muniesa, M.; Ferrer, D.; Prats, G.; de Simón, M.; Pañella, H.; Jofre, J (2003). Shiga toxin 2-converting bacteriophages associated with clonal turnover in E. coli O157:H7 strains of human origin isolated from a single outbreak Infection and Immunity. 0019-9567 , 71 , 8, pp. 4554 - 4562

 

Durán, A. E.; Muniesa, M.; Méndez, X.; Valero, F.; Lucena, F.; Jofre, J (2002). Removal and inactivation of indicator bacteriophages in fresh water Journal of Applied Microbiology. 1364-5072 , 92, pp. 338 - 347

 

Mooijman, K. A.; Bahar, M.; Muniesa, M.; Havelaar, A. H (2002). Optimisation of the ISO-method on enumeration of F-specific bacteriophages (ISO 10705-1) Journal of Virological Method. 0166-0934 , 103, pp. 129 - 136

 

Araujo, R.; Muniesa, M.; Mendez, J.; Puig, A.; Queralt, N.; Lucena, F.; Jofre, J (2001). Optimisation and standardisation of a method for detecting and enumerating bacteriophages infecting Bacteroides fragili Journal of Virological Method. 0166-0934 , 93, pp. 127 - 136

 

Muniesa, M.; Jofre, J (2000). Ocurrence of phages infecting Escheridia coli O157:H7 carrying the Stx2 gene in sewage from different countrie FEMS Microbiology Letter. 0378-1097 , 183, pp. 197 - 200

 

Muniesa, M.; Recktenwald, J.; Bielaszewska, M.; Karch, H.; Schmidt, H (2000). Characterization of a shiga toxin 2e-converting bacteriophage from an an Escherichia coli strain of human origin Infection and Immunity. 0019-9567 , 68, pp. 4850 - 4855

 

Muniesa, M.; Lucena, F.; Jofre, J (1999). Study of the potential relationship between the morphology of infectious somatic coliphages and their persistence in the envrironment Journal of Applied Microbiology. 1364-5072 , 87, pp. 402 - 409

 

Muniesa, M.; Lucena, F.; Jofre, J (1999). Comparative survival of free Shiga toxin 2-encoding phages and Escherichia coli strains outside the gut Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240 , 65 , 12, pp. 5615 - 5618

 

Muniesa, M.; Jofre, J.; Lucena, F (1999). Ocurrence and numbers of bacteriophages and bacterial indicators in faeces of yellow-legged seagull (Larus cachinnans) Letters in Applied Microbiology. 0266-8254 , 29, pp. 421 - 423

 

Muniesa, M.; Jofre, J (1998). Abundance in Sewage of Bacteriophages That Infect Escherichia coli 0157:H7 and That Carry the Shiga Toxin 2 Gene Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240 , 64 , 7, pp. 2443 - 2448

 

Lasobras, J.; Muniesa, M.; Frias, J.; Lucena, F.; Jofre, J (1997). Relationship between the morphology of bacteriophages and their persistence in the environment Water Science and Technology. 0273-1223 , 35, pp. 129 - 132

 

Muniesa-Pérez, M.; Jofre, J.; Blanch, A. R (1996). Identification of Vibrio proteolyticus with a differential medium and a specific probe Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240 , 62 , 7, pp. 2673 - 2675

 

Bosch, M.; Muniesa, M (1996). Las gaviotas patiamarillas (Larus cachinnans) de la colonia de las islas Medes (NE de España) como posibles agentes transmisores de contaminación microbiana Doñana, Acta Vertebrata. 0210-5985 , 23, pp. 75 - 81

 

Lucena, F.; Muniesa, M.; Puig, R.; Araujo, R. M.; Jofre, J (1995). Simple concentration method for bacteriophages of Bacteroides fragilis in drinking water Journal of Virological Method. 0166-0934 , 54, pp. 121 - 130